Shinya Ikeda – Alumni Highlight

After a radical encounter with Jesus, Shinya came to PBC after being saved for only six months. Once graduated from PBC, Shinya returned to his home country, Japan, and released 2 albums while serving as the youth pastor at Minemachi Christ Church. Four years ago, he planted a church called Jesus Center Japan, where he serves as the […]

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Hear from PBC Alumni at MFI Conference 2021

For the first time since 2019, church leaders gathered from near and far to join together for MFI Global Conference 2021, hosted at Mannahouse Church in Portland. The theme “Forward Together” was celebrated, and served as the battle cry calling for the Church, and for MFI leaders, to move into the future united, and better […]

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PBC to Help Launch Church Planting Schools

PBC welcomed 21 students from IFGF Global (an international Church Network founded by PBCalumni, and current board member, Pastor Jimmy Oentoro) into a two-year online program. These international students are being trained by PBC for the purpose of translating PBC Bible courses into the local languages inorder to launch 9 month church planting schools in […]

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“The Best Bible?”

Have you ever wondered which is the best Bible? PBC Alumnus Matthew Barron has written an excellent and exhaustive book on navigating English Bible translations.

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In-Memoriam: Nathan Peterson, BTh ’15

Portland Bible College is grieved to announce that alumnus Nathan Peterson, sadly and surprisingly passed away on July 12th, 2021.  His Celebration of Life will be this Friday, July 30th at 9:00am at the Mannahouse Church Rocky Butte sanctuary. If you would like to attend online, here is the PBC Chapel, which will be streaming […]

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Rods & Arrows

At the commencement celebration of the class of 1992, our former president Dr. Frank Damazio gave a powerful message to our graduating seniors. The message was titled “The Divine Secret of Ministry” based on Aaron’s Rod, which according to scripture had budded. Since then, and for many years to come, alumnus Art Johansen who was […]

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Spanish Program Graduates

We have had the privilege of raising local church leaders all over the world for over 50 years. In the last 10 years, we have reached many of our students right where they are by offering our courses online. And, since 2016, we have offered our online courses in Spanish as well. We are now celebrating the […]

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Seasons of Change

PBC is grateful for pastors Alex & Sarah Hernadez’s labor of love over the last five years. We are excited for their new assignment as lead pastors of Lake Tahoe Christian Fellowship and know they will be an immense blessings to that community and beyond. The Hernandez family embody the essence of the vision of […]

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Continuing the Conversation: Race & Theology Webinar

Join Prof. Lanny Hubbard, PBC Advisory Board Member Eunice Makinde, and Pastor Asim Trent as they have a discussion about Race and Theology. In response to recent events, Mannahouse has launched a webpage devoted to continuing the conversation on race, diversity, and reconciliation. This page hosts a series of webinars, in addition to a vast […]

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Online Program Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Portland Bible College is celebrating the 10th year anniversary of our online degree program!  In 2010, with the approval of the Eldership of Mannahouse, PBC piloted a few courses with the ambitious goal of replicating decades of in-person classroom impartation through an online environment. Since then, the Online Program has grown to a six-member team […]

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